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The audiovisual archives of the Center for Sacramento History contain moving images and audio recordings related to the region's vast cultural heritage. See our textual archives here.



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Description : An 11-minute film capturing the activities of employees and customers inside the Tower Records store, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tower Records was founded in 1960 in Sacramento, California and helped revolutionize the music industry before closing in 2006. The film was made by Sacramento City College professor Darrell Forney and was developed by Leo Diner Films, Inc., a San Francisco-based film lab.  Additional Description : Note on original container:...
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Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.), Record Stores--California--Los Angeles--Tower Records, Tower Records,...
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Description: This television commercial, produced in the 1960's, features the beauty and wonder that is...El Dorado Hills.  Source:  original 16mm film Accession number:   KCRASP053 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of CSH. In...
Topics: El Dorado Hills, television, commercial, 1960's, golf, development
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : A twenty-three-minute film, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California containing footage related to the September 24, 1972 airplane crash into Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant. The incident resulted in the deaths of twenty-two people, which included twelve children and ten adults. An additional twenty-seven people were injured during the crash. Footage includes scenes of the aftermath, eye witness interviews, and scenes of the injured...
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Topics: Air Show -- Aircraft accidents -- California -- Sacramento -- 20th Century, Farrell's Ice Cream...
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by KCRA-TV; Park, Gary
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Description : A 22-minute film containing footage of the Beatles' 1964 and 1965 San Francisco tour dates at the Cow Palace and their 1966 tour of Candlestick Park. The film, which was shot by KCRA-TV also documents reactions to "Beatlemania" in Sacramento, California. Other clips include scenes of the Beatles arriving at San Francisco's airport, reporter Gary Park interviewing fans, parts of the Beatles' 1964 press conference at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel, and Sacramento fans...
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Topics: Beatles, Cow Palace (San Francisco, Calif.), Fox Senator Theater (Sacramento, Calif.), Sacramento...
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Description: Join KCRA-TV's Harry Martin in this second volume of short interviews with the entertainers and musicians we still know and love today. In this volume we see the first and ONLY interview ever conducted with "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy in his Spock costume and make up, a rather shy Barbara Streisand in 1960, the always wonderful Vincent Price, the amazing Bruce Lee in a very early interview during his time as Kato on "The Green Hornet" program, Adam West as...
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Topics: Harry Martin, entertainment, show biz, Leonard Nimoy, Barbara Streisand, Bruce Lee, Vincent Price,...
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Description:  KCRA TV news footage of an interview with Charles Manson on death row at San Quentin prison in the 1970's. Also featured are scenes filmed at the home of actress Sharon Tate the morning after the first night of murders by Manson's "Family", interviews with police and detectives, scenes of "Family" members at Manson's trial, and other historic footage.  Charles Milles Manson (1934 - 2017) was an American criminal and cult leader. In the late 1960's, he formed...
Topic: Atkins, Susan, California State Prison at San Quentin, Houten, Leslie Van, KCRA-TV, Krenwinkel,...
Description:  On September 5, 1975,  Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme , a cult member of  Charles Manson's   Manson Family , attempted to assassinate  United States President   Gerald Ford  in  Sacramento.  She wanted to make a statement to people who refused to halt  environmental pollution  and its effects on Air, Trees, Water, and Animals ( ATWA ). Although Fromme stood a little more than an arm's length from Ford that Friday morning and pointed a  M1911 pistol  at him in...
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Topics: Gerald Ford, State Capitol Building, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, assassination attempt,...
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Description: Decades after the fact, the name Richard Chase still brings forth feelings of horror, revulsion, and sadness to the people of Sacramento. His reign of terror in the late 1970's has become legend, with the facts of the case difficult to comprehend. In this footage, filmed by KCRA-TV cameramen, we see Chase in court along with his mother, his apartment on Watt Ave, as well as those who knew him and tried to help him with his mental illness. Reporters Mike Boyd and Spencer Michaels...
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Topic: Chase, Richard -- Serial Killer -- The Vampire of Sacramento -- Murder -- Sacramento (Calif.),...
Note : Intermittent audio. Description : A 9-minute film documenting the aftermath of an explosion that occurred on a freight train transporting Vietnam War-era bombs in Roseville, California. Footage includes aerial and ground views of the damage of the explosion and the resulting fires.  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift...
Topics: Explosions--California--Roseville, Railroad Trains--California--Roseville, Roseville (Calif.),...
Description : A promotional film about the economy of Sacramento, shows many street scenes aerial shots from around downtown and the Sacramento region. Call Number : 2005/054/2558 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Description:  More historic KOVR-TV news clips filmed between 1976 and 1978 at the height of the East Area Rapist's (aka: Golden State Killer) reign of terror in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Orangevale and Sacramento areas. Some segments may be silent.  On  April 24, 2018 , authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran  and former police officer  Joseph James DeAngelo  with eight counts of  first-degree murder , based upon DNA evidence. Source: ...
Topics: East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer, KOVR-TV, Sacramento, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Carmichael,...
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by KCRA- TV, Biondi, Vic
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Note : Some silent sections. Description : A nineteen minute film containing mostly raw footage of a Vietnam War protest in Oakland, California which was recorded by KCRA-TV,Sacramento. It includes part of a news report by Vic Biondi of KCRA News. The film also highlights a mass of protesters blockading the Oakland Induction Center and attempting to blockade the streets as police escort inductees. Singer Joan Baez is seen singing to the protesters and is one of many who are arrested. A portion...
Topics: Baez, Joan, Draft--United States, Vietnam War, 1961 -1975--Protest Movements--California--Oakland,...
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by KCRA-TV; Biondi, Vic; Micheals, Spencer
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:38 after bars and tone and black. Some segments are silent. Description : A 21-minute film shot by Sacramento's KCRA-TV that documents the Black Panther protest at the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento. The film also captures the subsequent police detention of many Black Panther members at a Union 76 gas station across from the Hubacher Cadillac dealership. The Mulford Bill, which sparked the protest, forbid carrying loaded weapons in public. KCRA...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Capitols -- California -- Sacramento, Firearms -- Law and Legislation --...
Description:  This KCRA-TV footage, filmed between March of 1973 and July of 1974 features actress/singer and (at the time) partner of Playboy Magazine creator Hugh Hefner, Barbi Benton . Entertainment reporter Harry Martin interviews Benton and visits the Playboy Mansion during it's heyday in the 1970's. The film also shows a press conference with Hefner, Benton, and Bunnies and a tour of the Playboy Mansion with it's luxurious landscaping, exotic animals, and famous swimming pool.  Hugh...
Topic: Benton, Barbi -- Actress -- Entertainer -- Model, Hefner, Hugh -- Playboy Magazine -- Playboy...
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Description:   On August 1, 1975, a magnitude 5.9 ( m b ) earthquake occurred approximately 8 km SSE of the town of Oroville, California.  This KCRA-TV news film features scenes of damaged stores and homes, aerial views of the town, as well as interviews with those who experienced the quake. A later news story covers the subjects of seismic studies and earthquake-predicting technology. Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession number:  1983/131; VAM 080 Copyright: Rights are owned by...
Topic: Earthquakes -- Natural Disasters -- Oroville Earthquake (Calif.), KCRA TV, Seismology, Sacramento...
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by KCRA-TV
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Description: Since 1946, the US government has maintained fleets of various "mothballed" ships that can be readied and used in case of a crisis. One of these fleets was located off the coast of San Francisco in Suisun Bay, and once counted as many as 340 ships in its ranks. This KCRA-TV footage was shot in November of 1970. The final ships were removed in 2017, but many still remember the magnificent sight of the Mothball Fleet.  Note: this film is silent  Source:  Original 16mm...
Topics: Mothball, Fleet, Suisun Bay, Navy, U.S. Government, San Francisco, war ships, WWII, maritime
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Description: KCRA-TV news footage of the 1974 attempted bank robbery and standoff at the Crocker Bank located in Rancho Cordova, California. Two men, Michael Madigan and Bryan Young, after stealing two shotguns, pistols and ammo from a nearby department store, attempted to hold the bank up. A police officer patrolling by saw what was happening and called for backup. A seven hour standoff ensued with several hostages and scores of police and spectators surrounding the scene. Sharif deputy Bob...
Topic: KCRA-TV, Madigan, Michael, Rancho Cordova (Calif.), Robberies -- Bank Robberies -- Hostages, Young,...
Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV feature the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, her media announcement she had joined the SLA, the SLA bank robbery in Sacramento, and the trail of Hearst. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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by KCRA-TV; Biondi, Vic; Rutland, Ginger
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : Two films totaling 38 minutes, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California. The films contain clips related to the Oak Park area of Sacramento. It highlights several aspects regarding Oak Park, including neighborhood disturbances, Sacramento Unified School District meetings regarding busing, and interviews with children at Caleb Greenwood School who are bused there. The film also contains footage of Sacramento Mayor with Black Panther leader Charles...
Topics: Black Panther Party -- California -- Sacramento, Brunson, Charles, Busing for School Integration --...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV features the Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley and includes Joan Baez, Mario Savio, and Jack Weinberg. Includes riots, sit-ins, and civil disobedience. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Note : Audio cut off at beginning as in original recording. Description : A twenty-minute film documenting the process and effort required to produce a daily newspaper, such as the Sacramento Bee newspaper. The film describes the activities of various departments within the Sacramento Bee, including the advertising, printing, and news departments. Accession Number : 2005/054/2561 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright...
Topics: Newspapers -- California -- Sacramento, Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, Calif.), Sacramento (Calif.),...
Description: Historic KOVR-TV news clips filmed between 1976 and 1978 at the height of the East Area Rapist's (aka: Golden State Killer) reign of terror in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, and Sacramento areas. Some segments may be silent.  Source: Original 16mm film elements .  Copyright: Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: KOVR, East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer
Description:  The Altamont Speedway Free Festival was a  counterculture   rock concert  held on Saturday, December 6,  1969  at the  Altamont Speedway  in Northern California near San Francisco. The concert featured  Santana ,  Jefferson Airplane ,  The Flying Burrito Brothers  and  Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young , with the  Rolling Stones  taking the stage as the final act. The event is unfortunately remembered for being poorly organized with outbreaks of considerable...
Topics: KCRA, Altamont Speedway, concert, Rolling Stones, Santana, 1969, rock music, violence
This video shows Sacramento Police Department Detective John Cabrera interviewing Dorothea Puente as part of her serial murder investigation. It is an edited version of People's exhibit 577 , shortened to only include the Puente interview. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing fees. Accession number: 2014-002-001
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, John Cabrera,...
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by Baird, Joseph Armstrong, Beck, Dunbar Dyson, Sacramento Bee; KFBK
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Description : A 27-minute film presented by the Sacramento Bee and KFBK radio station. The film was written and directed by Dunbar Beck in collaboration with Joseph Baird. Aspects of the film include a short history of Sacramento, California, the influence of Greek and Roman architecture on buildings in Old Sacramento, and the restoration of these buildings.  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Accession Number : 1982/078/1867; CSH 9 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected...
Topics: Architecture--California--Sacramento--19th Century, Old Sacramento Historic District (Sacramento,...
Description: This footage, sometimes known as glamour shots or b-roll, was captured by KCRA cameramen of various locations in the downtown Sacramento area sometime around 1976. These shots would have been used for various projects and broadcasts of the time. The State Capitol building, Old Sacramento in the early days of it's redevelopment, various familiar landmarks and construction are all seen. Note: this film is silent.  Source:  Original 16mm Film Elements Accession number:  KCRASP052...
Topics: Sacramento, downtown, midtown, State Capitol Building, Sutter's Fort, Old Sacramento,...
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Description : A nineteen-minute film showing scenes at Marshall School in Sacramento, California. The urban school is represented through shots of playground activities, student crossing guards in action, classrooms, and a drama production. Marshall School is located at 2718 G Street and was built in 1903. It closed in 1976 due to earthquake concerns.  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Accession Number : 2008/022; CSH 2; CSH 9 Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the...
Topics: Elementary School--California--Sacramento, Marshall School (Sacramento, Calif.), californiarevealed
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by KCRA-TV
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : A sixteen-minute film of original KCRA-TV news footage featuring country musician Tiny Moore. Moore is a famous mandolin and fiddle musician who performed with Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys, as well as Merle Haggard and the Strangers. Scenes include Moore performing a duet with Sacramento guitarist Tom Phillips, followed by photographs of Moore's career, and concludes with a duet performance with his wife Martha Dean Moore. The film also...
Topics: Country Musicians -- Country Music -- 20th Century, Haggard, Merle -- Moore, Billie...
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by Junior League of Sacramento
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Description : A 28-minute educational film presented by the Junior League of Sacramento and produced by Vista Productions of San Francisco. The film documents the history of Sacramento, California, the establishment of Fort Sutter, the 1848 discovery of gold in Coloma, and the Sacramento floods of 1850 and 1852. It also covers Theodore Judah, the development of the Central Pacific Railroad Company, the completion of the State Capitol building, and the development of Old Sacramento.  Source : 1...
Topics: Coloma (Calif.), Sacramento (Calif.), California --Gold discoveries, Central Pacific Railroad...
Note : Some sections are silent. Some abrupt edits as in original film. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV features Dr. King speaking at Sacramento State; he discusses communism and racism. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV features the inaugural ball and swearing in of Gov. Ronald Reagan. Has numerous Hollywood guests (Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, John Wayne) and Nancy Reagan. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: californialightandsound, Reagan, Ronald, Reagan, Nancy, 1923-
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by Sacramento City Lines
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:52. Description : A 28-minute training film produced for bus drivers and streetcar operators of Sacramento City Lines. The film highlights the need for bus drivers and streetcar operators to know the common mistakes that are made on the job and how to avoid making these mistakes. Many well-known downtown Sacramento businesses, activities, and streets are also seen in the film. The film was transferred onto BETACAMSP tape and is the only copy owned by CSH. ...
Topics: Breuners Home Furnishings (Sacramento, Calif.), Karl's Shoes (Sacramento, Calif.), Local Transit --...
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by KCRA-TV (Television station : Sacramento, Calif.)
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Note : Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: audio goes in and out throughout different spliced sections. KCRA-TV news footage of the arrest, trial, and conviction of Richard Chase, a serial killer who murdered six people in Sacramento in the span of one month -- December 1978 through January 1979. Called "The Vampire of Sacramento," Chase cannibalized his victims and drank their blood. Trial footage includes reporting by Spencer Michaels, courthouse scenes,...
Topics: californiarevealed, Serial murderers, Murder, Murderers, Crime and the press, Crime in mass media,...
Source: 16mm film: 5 Reels of 5
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Description:  KCRA-TV investigates the subject of the occult in this 1969 news special. Interviews with Official Witch Louise Huebner, author and psychotherapist Nathaniel Branden bookend this special report examining the world of tarot cards, hypnotism, witchcraft, and other often misunderstood practices of the occult and new age arts.  Louise Huebner  (1930 - 2014) was an American author of occult books, astrologer, and the only officially appointed Official Witch in the entire world. She...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Occult, Series, Tarot, Deviation, New Age, Hypnotism, Spiritual, Mediums
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Description:  KCRA-TV reporter Stan Atkinson speaks with Manson Family member Susan Atkins (1948 - 2009) while incarcerated at the Central California Woman's Facility in Chowchilla, California in 1978. Atkins, along with fellow family members, were charged for the murder of actress Sharron Tate and others at her home at  10050 Cielo Drive  in Los Angeles on the evening of August 8, 1969.   At the time of Atkins' death in 2009, she was California's longest-serving female inmate. Source:...
Topic: Atkins, Susan Denise -- Central California Women's Facility Chowchilla (Chowchilla, Calif.) --...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Some abrupt edits, as in original film. Full audio of this speech is available here . Description : These news clips from KCRA TV features Eldridge Cleaver speaking at Sacramento State and UC Berkeley where he challenges Gov. Reagan to a duel. Call Number : 1938/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms...
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by Ouye, Harold N.
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Note : Soft focus or out of focus at times. Description : A twenty-five minute home movie featuring the Ouye family in Sacramento, California. The film consists of footage from several different occasions. Opening scenes show the Ouye family packing for their trip and street scenes of Sacramento, Fresno, and Hanford, California. One of their first stops is the site of the Mussel Slough Tragedy in Hanford. The movie also features the El Don Motel in Bakersfield, California. Notable scenes in...
Topics: Family Vacations -- Beaches -- Disneyland (Anaheim, Calif.), Home Movies -- Sacramento (Calif.),...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : This news clip from KCRA TV features a story on student protests at UC Berkeley, includes interview with students, professor, and Gov.-Elect Ronald Reagan. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Description : A film about Charles "Chuck" Dressen, a baseball manager. It begins with Dressen's Brooklyn Dodgers losing to the New York Yankees in the 1953 Wold Series, then to Dressen moving to the Oakland Oaks and the opening day game in April 1954 against the Sacramento Solons at Edmonds Field, a 2-1 victory by the Oaks. Call Number : 2010/007/014 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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Note : Soft focus or out of focus at times. Description : A thirty-minute home movie titled "Train Movies" which was produced by Harold Ouye in Sacramento, California. The film features many diesel and steam trains traveling throughout the greater Sacramento area. Highlights include footage of the City San Francisco Streamliner , the California Zephyr , and C.P. Huntington . Notable events featured are the 100th anniversary of the Southern Pacific Railroad company and the dedication...
Topics: American River, Home Movie -- Sacramento (Calif.), Passengers, Railroads, Sacramento (Calif.),...
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by KCRA-TV
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Description: Charles M. Schulz (1922 – 2000)  was an American cartoonist and creator of the comic strip  Peanuts  (which featured the characters  Charlie Brown  and  Snoopy , among others). He is widely regarded as one of the most influential cartoonists of all time. Here we see him in 1963 while visiting Sacramento for the opening of the Macy's department store downtown. This interview was part of KCRA's "Camera 3" series of interviews and stories. Source:   Original 16mm...
Topics: KCRA, Charles Schulz, Peanuts, Charlie Brown, Macy's, downtown Sacramento, 1963, Camera 3
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Description: KCRA-TV footage covering the case of the East Area Rapist (aka: the Golden State Killer, the Original Night Stalker). The EAR was a serial killer, rapist, and burglar who committed at least thirteen murders, more than fifty rapes, and over one hundred burglaries in Northern California from 1974 to 1986. The film highlights women's self defense meetings, interviews with concerned citizens and police officers, as well as locations the EAR targeted.  On April 24, 2018, authorities...
Topic: East Area Rapist -- Golden State Killer -- Original Night Stalker -- Serial Killer -- DeAngelo,...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Part 2 has no content from 00:01:43 - 00:02:04, and 00:05:06 - 00:05:31, then intermittent sections of audio only or no content from 00:05:32 - end. Part 3 has intermittent sections of audio only or no content from 00:02:40 - end. Part 4 has intermittent sections of audio only or no content from 00:03:25 - end. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV features Dr. King speaking at Sacramento State; he discusses communism and racism. Call Number : 1983/131...
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Description: Composer, arranger, conductor and entertainer Johnny Mann and his singers record "The Sound of Sacramento" for KCRA Radio in 1964.  For more information on Johnny Mann:   https://johnnymannsingers.com Call Number: KCRASP008 Source: Original 16mm film elements.  Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: Johnny Man, Singers, Sound of Sacramento, radio, jingles, recording, local music
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Description : A film of Sacramento Bee and KFBK employees riding on a bus up to Sugar Bowl ski resort; scenes of skiing, riding the ski lifts, playing in the snow, and boarding the bus for trip home. Call Number : 2005/054/2557 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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This video shows footage of the box Everson Gillmouth was found in and the site where the box was found as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. In some parts, Ismael Florez, the man who Puente hired to build and drop the box, is answering questions. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing fees. Accession number: 2014-002-001
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Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Serial murder,...
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Description : A 12- minute film depicting the processing of hops and their shipment to market. The film focuses on the operations of the Emil Clemens Horst hops ranch, including one in the Campus Commons area of Sacramento, California. The first segment of the film shows the hop separator in operation at the Campus Commons ranch. The second segment includes scenes from hop fields in California and Oregon. The final segment captures the weighing and transportation of bales of hops by the Oregon...
Topics: Farm Mechanization--United States, Hops Industry--United States, Sacramento (Calif.),...
Description : A half hour KCRA-TV film containing news clips covering topics such as crime, construction, politics, and local-interest stories in Sacramento, California. The clips included are of a track-and-field event, interviews with bankers after a robbery, strong winds swirling through downtown Sacramento, and the restoration of Sutter's Fort. Peace Pilgrim Mildred Norman is shown making a statement at Sacramento's Tower Bridge as she continues on her 25,000 mile march for peace. Clips...
Topics: Bennett, Tony, Cox, Don, Crime--California--Sacramento--20th Century, Hughes Stadium (Sacramento,...
This video shows police interviews as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. The interviews were conducted by Sacramento Police Department Detectives John Cabrera and Terry Brown, and include Puente, Mervin "John" McCauley, Ricardo Ordorica, and John Sharp. Part of the video shows the empty interrogation room with background conversation between the detectives and others talking about the case. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case...
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, John Cabrera,...
Note : Intermittent audio. Audio hiss. Description : A half hour KCRA-TV film containing news clips covering topics such as crime, politics, construction, and local-interest stories in Sacramento, California and surrounding cities. In the film, Miss Sacramento Linda Hines is shown at a J.C. Penny Store, reporter Stan Atkinson interviews Lester Maitland, and Solon Gray interviews California Senator Thomas Kuchel. The film also includes clips of activities at the Hongwanji Buddhist Temple and a...
Topics: Crime--California--Sacramento--20th Century, Episcopal Church--Clergy--California--Red Bluff,...
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by KCRA TV
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Description: Historic footage from KCRA-TV covering the Ed Kemper case of the early 1970's in Santa Cruz, California. The film shows detectives examining evidence in the Kemper case, interviews with women concerning hitchhiking, and policemen searching for the victim's remains in the Santa Cruz area. Kemper would eventually turn himself in for his crimes and is still imprisoned today. Although a model prisoner with a likable personality who has read hours of books to tape for the blind, one...
Topic: KCRA-TV, Kemper, Ed, -- California State Prison at San Quentin (San Quentin, Calif.), Santa Cruz...
Description: A twenty-eight-minute film containing original KCRA TV news footage featuring scenes from the Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 to 1971, a weightlifting competition, and a segment on the newspaper publication of "Mom Guess What." The Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 debated the legality of exotic dancers in clubs and the presentation of adult films. Film highlights include interviews with exotic dancers, Tommy Kono lifting weights during a competition,...
Topic: Gay Culture -- Newspaper -- Publications -- Sacramento Bee -- Mom Guess What, KCRA TV, Kono, Tamio...
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by KCRA-TV; Gibbens, Vince
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Description : A seventeen-minute film featuring original KCRA-TV news footage of interviews with three members of Sacramento's Japanese-American community. The interviewees include civil rights attorney Paul Igasaki, attorney Henry Taketa, and businessman Carnie Ouye. They discuss the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II and the potential monetary reparations for victims of internment. Conducting these interviews is KCRA-TV reporter Vince Gibbens.  Accession Number : 1983/131...
Topics: Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and Internment (1942 - 1945), Japanese Americans -- California --...
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by KCRA TV
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Description : A 24- minute film showing a variety of scenes of Sacramento, California. The film documents agricultural scenes, substandard housing, the Sacramento train depot, the California State Capitol, and the University of California, Davis campus. Also shown is a line of children at Sacramento's Tower Theater waiting to see the 1953 movie "The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms." This film was likely shot by KCRA, Sacramento, but it is unknown if it was the radio or television division....
Topics: California State Capitol (Sacramento, Calif.), Sacramento (Calif.)--Description and Travel, Tower...
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Note : Some sound and some silent sections throughout; no sound until 00:05:00. Some dark shots. Description : A forty-eight-minute film focusing on the redevelopment of Sacramento's West End (Old Sacramento) and the work of the Redevelopment Agency in planning new housing, commercial structures, and transportation infrastructure. Scenes from the film include demolition and construction scenes, formal statements by city government and agency officials, and short statements by city residents and...
Topics: Buddhist Church of Sacramento (Sacramento, Calif.), City Planning--California--Sacramento,...
Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV feature the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, her media announcement she had joined the SLA, the SLA bank robbery in Sacramento, and the trail of Hearst. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : A seven-minute film of original KCRA-TV news footage featuring California Governor Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown. This is reel four of four featuring Governor Brown. Click here to view reel one, here for reel two, and here for reel three. In the film, Brown comments on the impending execution of death row-inmate Caryl Chessman. The film also includes scenes of Chessman in court, answering reporters questions, and clips of San Quentin Prison...
Topics: Brown, Edmund Gerald "Pat" (1905 - 1996), California -- California Governor (1959 - 1967:...
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Note : Intermittent audio. Description : A 32-minute KCRA-TV film containing news clips covering topics such as crime, politics, construction, and local-interest stories in Sacramento, California and surrounding cities. In the film, Max Baer, Jr. is seen accepting a boxing trophy, Fabian and Jimmy Boyd are interviewed on the set of "High Times" in Stockton, California, and Linda Hines is crowned Miss Sacramento for 1960. Other clips include Sacramento Sheriff Don Cox commenting on the...
Topics: Baer Jr., Max, Beauty Contests--California--Sacramento, Boyd, Fabian, Capone's Chicago Tea Room and...
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by Sacramento Bee; KFBK; Handsaker, Bob
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Description : A two-part, 37- minute film focusing on World War II victory gardens in Sacramento, California. The film was produced by the Sacramento Bee and KFBK radio and directed by Robert Handsaker to document and promote victory gardens during World War II. The first reel shows the garden grown by the Prentiss R. Ferguson family and the meals prepared from their produce. Highlights of the first reel capture footage of community gardens and front yards that have been converted into Victory...
Topics: Harvest Festivals—California--Sacramento, Victory Gardens—California--Sacramento, Ferguson,...
Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV feature the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, her media announcement she had joined the SLA, the SLA bank robbery in Sacramento, and the trail of Hearst. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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by McClatchy Broadcasting
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Description : An hour-long interview with Earl Warren, the 14th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. The interview was conducted by Morris Landsberg shortly before Warren's retirement in 1969. The film is a news presentation of McClatchy Broadcasting and was filmed by Witold Marczewski. Topics discussed include defendant's rights, the difficulties of policing, the protection of individual rights and civil liberties, the Supreme Court decision in the Baker v. Carr case regarding...
Topics: Apportionment (Election Law)--United States--Cases, United States--Constitution--1st-10th...
Note : Some sections are silent. Some abrupt edits, inherent to original film. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV features Gov. Ronald Reagan at 1972 Republican National Convention, giving speeches and news conferences on abortion, gun rights, and tax reform. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift...
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Description : This news clip from KCRA TV features the inaugural speech of Gov. Ronald Reagan. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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Note:  Some segments have no sync sound due to the original source; High Amount of Hiss and hum on source. Description: A VHS tape of Bill Rase's radio and television programs. Bill Rase (1926-2006), was a well-known Sacramento figure. He founded and performed with the Bill Rase Band starting in the 1950s until his death. He was a disc jockey on local radio in the 1950s, he hosted a television variety show, and portrayed "Bosun Bill" on a children's television show. Call Number:...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
Note : Some sections are silent. Several abrupt edits, inherent to original film. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV features the swearing in and inaugural speech, ball, and parade of Gov. Ronald Reagan. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Reagan, Ronald
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Note : Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: r01: audio/video cuts out occasionally, such as as 00:13:36; r02_p01: begins and ends abruptly; r02_p02: has warbling, such as 00:00:11 and sections of no audio such as 00:00:45 KOVR-TV special report about the construction of Oroville Dam and the development of the area in Butte County; features reporter Bill Branch. Written on Stock Film Shot Sheet inside container r01: "Day: HSFC; Show: 'The Impossible Dream'; No file...
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Source: 16mm film: 2 Reels of 2
Note : Some sections are silent. Description : This news clip from KCRA TV features the Reagans hosting a Prisoner of War reception at their home for POWS. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: californialightandsound, Reagan, Ronald
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Description : A vacation to Lake Tahoe and street scenes of downtown Sacramento - K, J, I Streets - showing State Capitol, City Hall, US Post Office, etc. Notes in original container : Lake Tahoe, State Capitol building, Shasta, by Maurice Ottoy Call Number : 1995/094/169 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
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Description : A 15-minute film from 1958 that captures students from Collis P. Huntington Elementary School traveling by bus to Camp Sacramento. The camp is in California's Eldorado National Forest, approximately 90 miles from Sacramento, California. The film shows camp life, including student's housing, dining, and outdoor learning activities.  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Accession Number : 2008/022 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law...
Topics: Camp Sacramento, Collis P. Huntington Elementary School (Sacramento, Calif.), Eldorado National...
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by Barry, Bert; Johnson, Douglas; Jones, F. Clinton; Pope Studios
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Description : An educational film highlighting the economic impact of industry, agriculture, and the government public sector on the economy of Sacramento, California. This mostly aerial view of Sacramento and the surrounding area provides glimpses of various industrial and agricultural sites, the expanding housing industry, the demand for energy to power the city, and how the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is meeting that demand. This SMUD presentation has several contributors...
Topics: Sacramento (Calif.), Sacramento County (Calif.), Sacramento (Calif.)--Aerial Views, Sacramento...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV features protests and rallies at UC Berkeley and in Sacramento over the Supreme Court decision on the Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case (affirmative action and quotas on college admissions) Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV features Gov. Ronald Reagan in news conferences speaking about the economy, education, and tuition; signing a bill; and addressing supporters on Capitol steps. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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This video shows footage of the excavation in the yard of 1426 F Street in Sacramento, California, as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. It appears to be the original video used for the edited version in People's Exhibit 710 . This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056). This version of the video has been edited by the Center for Sacramento History to remove graphic imagery, however all...
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Serial murder
This video shows footage of Alvaro "Alberto" "Bert" Montoya being interviewed by an unidentified woman who might be his social worker Judy Moise. Montoya was one of Dorothea Puente's murder victims, and it is also suspected that he unwittingly helped Puente dispose of her victims' bodies. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing fees. Accession number:...
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Alvaro Montoya,...
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by Rase, William
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Note:  Due to the original recording, video and audio noise visible in picture; some segments were recorded poorly to original tape; some segments have tracking noise visible. Description: A VHS tape of Smith, Martin & Shaw (Mick Martin). The original film was shot in Bill Rase Productions (BRP) Studio. Bill Rase (1926-2006), was a well-known Sacramento figure. He founded and performed with the Bill Rase Band starting in the 1950s until his death. He was a disc jockey on local radio in the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS